When the Houston Astros (83-64) and Kansas City Royals (46-101) meet at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, September 15, Cristian Javier will get the ball for the Astros, while the Royals will send Zack Greinke to the mound. The game will begin at 8:10 PM ET.

Bookmakers list the Astros as -200 favorites on the moneyline, while giving the underdog Royals +165 moneyline odds. The over/under for the matchup is set at 10.5 runs.

Royals vs. Astros Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Javier - HOU (9-3, 4.78 ERA) vs Greinke - KC (1-15, 5.19 ERA)

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Royals vs. Astros Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup listed at different sportsbooks.

Astros Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -200 +165 - 10.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Royals vs. Astros Betting Trends and Insights

  • This season, the Astros have been favored 102 times and won 57, or 55.9%, of those games.
  • When they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -200 or shorter, the Astros have gone 14-7 (66.7%).
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 66.7% chance of a victory for Houston.
  • The Astros went 3-4 across the seven games they were moneyline favorites in their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings, Houston and its opponents combined to go over the run total six times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • The Royals have been victorious in 38, or 30.4%, of the 125 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • The Royals have a win-loss record of 10-34 when favored by +165 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • In seven games over the last 10 matchups when set as underdogs by bookmakers, the Royals had a record of 1-6.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have failed to hit the over seven times.

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